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16 January 2018

2018. New Year's tips for lawyers

With most of the professional workforce now back to work, it's an ideal time to set yourself up for the year. We’ve put together some tips to get you prepped for work and, ultimately, success in 2018.

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28 September 2017

Legal professionals re-entering the workforce: options, skills and true value for employers

There are many reasons why lawyers take time away from the workforce. The most frequent reasons identified [1] by lawyers for leaving the workforce are to achieve:

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01 September 2017

Why hire a full-time lawyer if you don’t need to?

If you’re running a small practice and are overwhelmed with work, the natural impulse is to bring in a new lawyer. With someone on-staff, you can be sure that there’s a safe pair of hands available to pick up the slack when you’re overwhelmed. But is...

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23 August 2017

Industry 4.0 and the value of time

With so much information being pushed around about the digital revolution (#notanotherstoryonAI), it can be challenging to make sense of it all. We’ve seen fear and doubt competing against efficiency and productivity, challenges set against...

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11 August 2017

How to seize the day: Make a plan and implement it

OK, so we’ve nailed the axiom: if our workplace and professional life is well arranged, satisfying, productive and profitable, then we have more energy for our personal life beyond.

That should be what we’re aiming for with digital technology. But it...

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27 July 2017

Using Industry 4.0 to benefit yourself [and your clients]

In our recent blog The Smart Factory: Welcome to Industry 4.0 we discussed the Fourth Industrial Revolution, that being digital technology of previously unimagined power, scope and accuracy. It continues to revolutionise agriculture, industry,...

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10 July 2017

The Smart Factory: Welcome to Industry 4.0

We stumbled upon an interesting article recently which had us thinking about the next industrial revolution. Cited by Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, he talks about Industry 4.0 in his article, “The Fourth...

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28 November 2016

The Value of Paralegals

A law student paralegal can be a valuable addition to your legal team. As well as injecting some youth and enthusiasm into the team, you have an immediate cost-effective “go to” person for a variety of daily tasks that take some of the burden off more...

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18 July 2016

Of trees, and wind, and lawyers making noise

If a tree falls in the forest and no one's there to hear it, does it make a sound?

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06 June 2016

2016's buzz word - innovation

“Innovation” is not only the buzz word of this year’s federal election campaign – legal innovation has become infectious among law firms battling it out for pole position in the Financial Times Asia Pacific “Innovative Lawyers” report, published last...

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27 January 2016

The first three steps to happier clients.

Lawyers are busy folks living busy days: documents to review, motions to respond to, calendars to master, letters to draft… When the multiple demands of the day become overwhelming, it’s no surprise that clients can be left feeling neglected by their...

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